Odds and Ends: Unexpected SupportOdds and Ends: Unexpected Support1 year ago in Romance
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"So you flipped TIM the bird?" Joker called as Brina neared the cockpit. She stopped just behind his chair, crossing her arms as she leveled him with a guarded stare.
He let her soak in her own nervous aura for a moment before spinning around in his chair.
The huge smile on his face eased her features instantly, "Well hell Commander, it's about damn time!"
"Somehow I thought you'd approve." Brina smirked, leaning back as she stared out at the stars. They hadn't failed her today.
"All pleasure aside Commander," Joker turned back to his consoles, most flashing several violent shades of red, "we're pretty much fucked."
"Well the drive core's done, we won't be going into FTL speeds anytime soon. The hull is breached left right and center, but most of the damage is limited to the cargo bay. The systems are completely jammed; I barely have control here." His usual joking manner was now deadly serious, "We've got a few hours to dock at Omega before we're dead in the water."